Europe

Helping out: UK operators support Ukrainian people through collecting donations, and fundraiser events

UK pubs offer help to war-torn Ukraine

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Pubs and bars across the country have acted in support of Ukraine as the country continues to resist a military invasion from Russia.

Tournament countdown: 'Pubs are the home of live sport and we cannot wait for the Euros and watching together a major tournament in the pub once more,

BBPA outlines pub tactics ahead of UEFA Euro 2020

By The Morning Advertiser

As operators count down to UEFA Euro 2020’s curtain raiser on 11 June, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has produced practical guidance for pubs in an effort to assist safe and successful screenings this summer.

What restrictions are pubs and bars across Europe operating under?

Where in the world can you go for a pint?

By Stuart Stone

With England moving into its second national lockdown, The Morning Advertiser scoured regulations governing hospitality operators across the rest of Europe to see where in the world beers are still being served.

Triple whammy: alcohol prices have been impacted by Brexit's effect on sterling, rising inflation and a duty rise

UK has fourth highest booze prices in Europe

By Nikkie Sutton

The average price of alcohol in the UK is 42.7% higher than the EU average – the fourth highest in Europe beaten only by Sweden, Ireland and Finland, according to new research.

Licensee threatened over EU flag

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Licensee threatened over EU flag

By Nikkie Sutton

A licensee has been threatened over an EU flag which was up in the beer garden of the pub. 

Carlsberg UK CEO steps down

City news

Carlsberg UK CEO steps down

By MC Allegra FS

Carlsberg UK chief executive James Lousada has left the company with immediate effect.

Heineken reports UK beer volume fall

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Heineken reports UK beer volume fall

By MC Allegra FS

Heineken has said that volumes in the UK fell “in the high single digit” in the first half of the year amid tough comparatives with last summer’s good weather and build-up to the World Cup.

Spend on dates in pubs up 13%

Spend on dates in pubs up 13%

By James Wallin, M&C Allegra FS

New research has shown single customers spend an average of £712 a year on dates in pubs and restaurants – up 13% on last year.

US craft beer exports are booming Pic: Brewers Association

US craft beer exports boom

By Mike Berry

US craft beer exports in 2014 rocketed by 35.7%, with the UK the third fastest-growing market, according to new figures.

Dutchman Cees ‘t Hart will start work on 15 June

Carlsberg appoints first non-Dane CEO

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Carlsberg Group has announced its president and chief executive Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen is retiring and will be replaced by Cees ‘t Hart, currently chief executive of the Dutch dairy company Royal Friesland Campina.

Heineken reports decline in beer volumes

Heineken reports decline in organic beer volumes

By John Harrington

Heineken, the global brewer, has reported a 1% decline in organic volumes in H1 and said it does not expected underlying trading conditions to change despite benefiting from better weather across Western Europe in July.

Transformer – the man in the new Stella Artois 4% ad

Stella Artois 4% is given a lift

By Matthew Moggridge

Stella Artois 4% is revisiting its 'Triple Filtered with a Smooth Outcome' theme for its latest television, cinema and video-on-demand (VOD) advertisements.

Driver of growth: Peroni is leading the way for SAB Miller

Peroni drives SAB Miller UK lager volumes by 6%

By John Harrington

SABMiller has shrugged off the difficult comparatives with the 2010 football World Cup to report a 6% growth in UK lager volumes in the six months to 30 September.

Heineken: suffered in Western Europe

Heineken Q3 sales up on emerging markets

Heineken, the international brewer, has reported a 0.6% rise in third quarter revenues to €4.65bn driven by volume growth in emerging markets, which offset a poor performance in Western Europe.

CAMRA: supporting 5% VAT calls

Licensee calls for 5% VAT rate for pubs

By Lesley Foottit

A Cumbria licensee is calling for the EU hospitality VAT rate of 5% to be granted in the UK. Helen Glover in Cockermouth has written to Government...